Caledonia Spirits Now Available in New Hampshire!

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Barr Hill gin, Barr Hill vodka, and Tom Cat barrel aged gin are in selected state stores and are available to restaurants and bars across the Granite State.
For more information contact todd@caledoniaspirits.com

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“The Secret to One of the Country’s Best Gins? Bees.” by Christoper Hughes, Boston Magazine

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In the wide, dizzying terrain of craft gin, small-batch producers tend to put in inordinate amount of pride in the breadth and diversity of their product’s botanical anatomy. We’ve come a long way from streamlined London Drys like Tanqueray that focused on juniper and maybe one or two other defining herbs and spices. Now there are labels like Anchor Distilling’s Junipero with over a dozen “exotic botanicals” and Alexander Stein’s Monkey 47, an extreme case that utilizes 47 different plant … Continue reading

Live From the Hive: May 2015

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“Dandelions” by Annie Watson, Thistle Hill Studio

In May the dandelions bloom, providing nectar and pollen to the growing numbers of bees in strong colonies. The bees are out in numbers on the warm days, gathering food for their growing families.

Dandelions are amazing plants with many medicinal properties. Their masses of blooms all over New England fields and lawns help to feed our bees. Thankfully, the homeowners’ practice of trying to eradicate dandelions from their lawns is on the … Continue reading

November Newsletter 2014

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Building a sustainable Caledonia Cooperage

We have gathered white oak in the Champlain Valley of Vermont to make barrels. Each log is over 100 years old and grows very slowly in this cool climate, the northern limit of the white oak. Because of the national barrel shortage, we started this project to make barrels, and this required a forester to find white oak, a sawyer to quarter saw the wood, and a cooper to make the barrels. This will allow … Continue reading